Jdsk wrote:Some humans have recently evolved lactase persistence, and the mechanisms are pretty well understood.
Out of interest, what are those mechanisms?
The adaption to tolerate milk is often used to refute the "paleo" diet theory. In fact it seems to be the usual one that's trotted out, which tends to make me think it might be the only one.
Not that I'm committed to any sort of dietary ideology. I don't have an axe to grind in the food wars. Well, except when I'm sharpening one to butcher the neighbours' dogs.